Sticky Chickweed is somewhat similar to Chickweed. Sticky Chickweed grows upright and leaves are clearly separated on the stem in contrast to Chickweed which is more ‘bushy’ and thick.
Its flowers are exquisite. Flowers occur in clusters. Petals are ‘arranged’ in pairs in contrast to Chickweed which has evenly spaced petals.
Leaves are opposite
Sticky Chickweed may be Eurasian in origin, grows widely in Europe and in most states in the United States.
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- United States Department of Agriculture Plants Database: Cerastium glomeratum (Sticky Chickweed)
- Southeastern Flora: Sticky Chickweed (Cerastium glomeratum)
- Schedi di botanica: Cerastium glomeratum
- Wikipedia: Cerastium glomeratum
- 2010: Year Of The Wildflower
- Chickweed (Stellaria media)